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Information for soccer players, parents, referees and coaches to improve their overall development.

Information for soccer players, parents, referees and coaches to improve their overall development.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Information for soccer players, parents, referees and coaches to improve their overall development.

Twitter:

@wvsoccer

Language:

English

Contact:

304-382-5350


Episodes

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Brandon Ponchak - Goalkeepers & Tips on Development

12/5/2019
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In today's episode, we talk with Brandon Ponchak, GM & Assistant Coach of the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC and Director of Goalkeepers for Ohio Elite Soccer Academy, about fostering a love for the position and how we can help with their development.

Duration:00:33:28

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Wendi Irlbeck - Nutrition & The Holidays

11/27/2019
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How can soccer players be mindful of their eating and nutrition with a world of temptation during the holiday season? Wendi Irlbeck, Sports Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, gives some practical advice and tips to navigate through all of the delicious food in the next month in this episode of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast.

Duration:00:29:59

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Rachel Hayes, CSCS - Training The Year Round Soccer Player

11/21/2019
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What goes into properly training a soccer player that plays year round? Find out some tips and advice from Rachel Hayes, Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Duration:00:31:34

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Gerard Jones - Tips & Advice For Grassroots Soccer Coaches

11/14/2019
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Are you a grassroots (recreation) soccer coach? Looking for advice and guidance? In this episode, we talk to Gerard Jones, USSF Grassroots Instructor, about the basics of grassroots coaching and the importance of the USSF Grassroots coaching courses. Gerard also provides practical advice and tips for those coaches to make it the best experience for their players.

Duration:00:32:57

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Wendi Irlbeck - Why Nutrition Is Important For Youth Soccer Players

11/7/2019
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In today's episode of WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Wendi Irlbeck, Sports Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian about the importance of nutrition for youth soccer players. Wendi provides sound advice and practical examples on how you can control your controllables and get an edge on your competition.

Duration:00:34:32

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Jon Solomon - How Can We Improve The Youth Sports Experience

10/31/2019
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In today's episode, we speak with Jon Solomon, Editorial Director at Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, about how we can improve the youth sports experience for our kids. Check out the ideas presented by Jon and the Aspen Institute for our grassroots program.

Duration:00:18:40

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Erica Suter - Overuse Injuries

10/24/2019
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In this edition of WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach Erica Suter about overuse injuries in soccer players. Find out what an overuse injury is and steps you can take to avoid them.

Duration:00:19:35

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Ian Barker - Grassroots Coaching

10/17/2019
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So, you've agreed to be the coach of your child's 6-Under soccer team....the Bumblebees. You've never played soccer before and don't know much about it, but no one else was willing to step up. What do you do?! In today's episode of WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Ian Barker, Director of Coaching Education for United Soccer Coaches. Ian gives his advice and provides some practical tips to those grassroots coaches and how they can make it a great experience for the players and...

Duration:00:31:29

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Meagan Frank - How To Be Better Sport Parents/Coaches To Our Young Athletes

10/10/2019
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In this episode of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Meagan Frank, author, speaker and coach. Meagan talks about how we can be better sport parents/coaches to our young athletes including tips on how to have a supportive dialog with your player, dealing with fair playing time for players as well as the important dynamic between a female athlete and her father.

Duration:00:31:49

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Conor Harris, CSCS - Strength & Conditioning Myths

10/3/2019
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In this episode of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Conor Harris, Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach from Sandhills Sports Performance & Physical Therapy about some strength and conditioning myths. We'll address why putting your hands on your head when you are winded is NOT a good idea, how your athletic footwear may be hampering your performance/well being and so much more. We'll even discuss a growing problem among female athletes...involuntary urination during...

Duration:00:26:30

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Robyn Kenney - The Mental Aspect Of A Youth Soccer Player

9/26/2019
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In this episode of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Robyn Kenney, Director of Mind Body Athletics, about the mental aspect of a youth athlete. How can these soccer players improve their mental focus and tune out all of the noise and distractions they face everyday from school to friends to parents.

Duration:00:32:25

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Dr. Heather Clawges - The Importance Of Sleep For Young Athletes

9/19/2019
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In Episode #6 of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Dr. Heather Clawges, WVU Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine. Dr. Clawges provides some important insight and tips about the need for proper sleep for young athletes and how it can dramatically improve their performance on the pitch and in the classroom.

Duration:00:23:37

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Jennifer Schwartz - Importance Of The Pre-Session For Soccer Players

9/12/2019
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In Episode #5 of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Jennifer Schwartz, Master Level Muscle Activation Techniques™ Specialist and certified Exercise Physiologist. Jennifer provides some important insight and tips about pre-session routines for soccer players transitioning from school to performing on the pitch as well as "priming" techniques as an athlete.

Duration:00:29:02

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Julia Kirkpatrick, MS - Nutrition Tips & Advice For Soccer Players

9/5/2019
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In Episode #4 of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Julia Kirkpatrick, Director of Sports Nutrition, at Relentless Athletics. She provides some tips and advice to soccer players about proper nutrition and proper hydration.

Duration:00:28:14

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Erica Suter, CSCS - Tips & Advice For Soccer Players

8/28/2019
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In episode #3 of WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast, we speak with Youth Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, Consultant to Soccer Teams & Author, Erica Suter. Erica discusses the importance of off-season training, the role of social media on athletes as well as empowering female players.

Duration:00:32:38

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Performance Tips for HS Athletes

8/20/2019
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in this episode, we speak with certified athletic trainer and performance enhancement specialist Derek Raynes of A-Game Performance Training in Charleston about performance tips for high school athletes.

Duration:00:32:38

WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Changes To The Laws Of The Game

8/16/2019
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In this episode, we talk to WVSA State Referee Administrator Mike McCarthy about the latest changes and modifications to the Laws of the Game.

Duration:00:27:31